Jazz Guitar Technique (Book)
Breaking the Skill Barrier
097005761X
When improvising, what your mind hears is more often than not determined by what your body can reproduce on your instrument. Much of your conception as an improviser is determined by your technique. If you can't play certain types of ideas, you are simply not going to conceive of them while you are improvising. Even if you could, it wouldn't matter, since you couldn't play them anyway. This book presents serious chops-building technical studies for single note lines and chords. Plus, the examples feature a ...more
Product Number:
097005761X
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
112
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.5 x 11.75
ISBN:
097005761X
ISBN13:
978-09700-5761-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/3/2004
When improvising, what your mind hears is more often than not determined by what your body can reproduce on your instrument. Much of your conception as an improviser is determined by your technique. If you can't play certain types of ideas, you are simply not going to conceive of them while you are improvising. Even if you could, it wouldn't matter, since you couldn't play them anyway. This book presents serious chops-building technical studies for single note lines and chords. Plus, the examples feature a lot of harmonic content. The material is written in standard notation.
Introduction
How to Use this Book
Suggestions for Practice
A Quick Discussion of Fingering

Basics
I - Learning the Neck
II - Picking

Cross - String Studies
Two-String Exercises
Three-String Exercises
Phrases and Patterns Across Two and Three Strings
Three and Four-String Arpeggios
Phrases and Patterns Across Three and Four Strings

Triads
Major Triads Across Six Strings
Minor Triads Across Six Strings

Complex Rhythms
Advanced Studies


Phrasing
Accenting Exercises
Phrasing Exercises

Grabbing Chords
Lines and Chords
Etudes
Appendix
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